Major Doug Rokke PH.d., 40 year veteran, presents in Madison August 5, 2007 at the Conference on The Science and Politics of 9/11: What's Controversial, What's Not. "You hear on the news the people that are killed in action, direct engagement, not the people that get sick wounded ill and come back and die. That's the reality of war. It's all about resource control and territorial control it's not about apple pie, mom and chevrolet.. i'm sorry, it's not about that." Doug covers the expendability of the soldier and the environment as well as some of the lies that are told to get us into war. He also describes the current situation with the use of Depleted Uranium on U.S. soil. 30min
July 27, 2010 Subject:
Douglas Lind Rokke and the Rokke Horror Picture Show
The Subject line is false - it is deliberate misrepresentation of the 2007 VA Gulf War Veterans Information System Report - 167,000 Gulf War veterans did not die between April 1991 and May 2007. The period of time actually began in August 1990 when the line was drawn in the desert stand and Desert Shield began and the report shows that 13,000 of the nearly 700,000 who were Gulf War veterans died from all causes including old age and automobile accidents during that 16 year period.
Rokke is a con artist. Rokke enlisted in the Air Force in 1967 and was retired from the Army Reserve in September 2003. That alone is not 40 years, but in between, Rokke was just a plain ordinary civilian with from his discharge from the Air Force in 1971 through his enlistment in the Illinois National Guard in 1980, now we have about 26 years left. That is a lot less than 40. Rokke spent a little less than four years in the Air Force and served in Guam and Thailand supporting bombing of the Viet Cong in Vietnam and he less than two years as an Army Reserve Officer in Desert Shield/Desert Storm and at Fort McClellan, Alabama.
Rokke puts on a great show, I call it the Rokke Horror Picture show. Viewers need to realize that this is a well rehearsed act. Rokke was co-author of this four page article “Depleted Uranium, What is it?, Is dangerous?” that appeared in the January 1996 Chemical Review http://www.archive.org/details/DepletedUraniumWhatIsItIsItDangerous